Come relax and enjoy our backyard!

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Nature is calling you to come Explore Your Way… our rolling forest covered hills, ample rivers, diverse lakes, and varied trails all interconnect and span for miles and miles of fun.

The Cadillac region is the geographic center of Michigan and boasts the highest elevation in the state.  The shifting winds across Lake Michigan keep the winter white on our trails and ski hills longer, and freezes our lakes earlier than most.   Skiers, snowmobilers, cross-country skiers, ice fisherman… they all co-exist in our region.

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Cadillac during the Holidays

At the holidays Cadillac offers a quaint downtown shopping district boasting several new and established eclectic gift and apparel shops, coupled with a new brewery, deli’s, coffee shops, fine dining and burger joints.  Local artists display and sell their work in the downtown frame shop.  Retailers offer clothing, accessories, housewares and hand-made products to complete your Christmas list.  

The second weekend in November the school boosters club organizes a 100+ booth craft fair that brings in crafters from all over the great lakes region. To celebrate our northern Michigan Holiday ‘Opening Day of Whitetail Deer Season’ several craft and expos in the area offer a diverse selection of activity.

Thanksgiving weekend Black Friday winds down with Santa arriving in the City Park where he lights the lakefront trees and meets with children  at the performing arts pavilion on the shoreline of Lake Cadillac.  ‘Small Business Saturday’ is offered by the downtown businesses and locally owned retailers with an open house atmosphere.  

Kicking off December our Garden Club offers a Holiday Home Tour excursion where they decorate 6-8 area showcase homes with live arrangements. 

Book your weekend up north, shop early and get your friends and family gifts they will cherish, plus a fun weekend to add to the scrap book.

Caberfae typically opens up over Thanksgiving, weather dependent, for a fun family weekend up north!


Winter Wonderland

Travel to the winter wonderland via land or air...   Cadillac is situated just north of Grand Rapids, and south of Traverse City, making for an easy drive or plane ride to our destination.

Winter outside in Cadillac offers everything from downhill skiing, to ice fishing, to snowmobile trails, to cross country skiing, to bonfires and great restaurants.  So much to choose from, it's hard to only stay just one weekend.  Check out our recreation and things to do pages of information and you will see why others come here, stay here and love it!

Winter inside in Cadillac also offers a variety of options, downtown shopping, 2 bowling centers, a 4 screen cinema, several craft and outdoor expos, several health clubs and salon-spas for those who need a get away inside by the fire.

Check out the festivals and events in the area, and add to your fun!  you'll find our locals are very friendly and are glad you chose to visit Cadillac!

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